VICE PRESIDENT / CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Rob Gagliardi was named chief financial officer in 2015. He oversees all accounting and finance operations for the Rays organization. Gagliardi joined the Rays in August 2007, bringing with him more than 15 years of managerial experience in developing and implementing financial-based initiatives for industry leaders Comcast and Ernst & Young. Previously, he was vice president of finance at Comcast, overseeing the Maryland, Delaware and Richmond region. Prior to Comcast, he worked for more than seven years at Ernst & Young, where he left as a senior manager in their assurance and advisory business services group. A Philadelphia native, Gagliardi earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University and is a certified public accountant. He serves on the governance board for the Tampa Metro YMCA and was a 2017 finalist for the _Tampa Bay Business Journal_’s CFO of the Year award. Rob and his wife, Gabrielle, reside in Tampa with their two children, Isabella and Max.